Tribal Government

SaginawChippewa Indian Tribe Council

The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe Council is committed to providing information of interest to all its members, both on and off the reservation.

Our Tribal Council
( l to r:) Tim Davis (district 1),Chip Neyome (district 1), Jennifer Wassegijig (district 1), Michele Stanley (district 3, At-large), Shelly Bailey(Tribal Treasurer),Lorna Kahgegab (Sub-Chief),Steve Pego (Chief), Sandra Sprague (Secretary), Lindy Hunt (district 1),Delmar Jackson (district 1), Julius Peters (district 1), Ron Nelson (district 2)

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Information Technology: Training
Information Technology: Training
The IT Technical Training Division is available to assist all associates within the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe's organization. Our goal is to support and aid associates with their job duties and help them understand and effectively utilize the Microsoft Office Products. We offer a variety of instructor led Microsoft Office training sessions, such as Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook and Publisher. We also offer ongoing Keyboarding courses to increase your typing efficiency.

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A selection from the Ziibiwing Cultural Center
A Ziibiwing Center Collection
With the help of our contributors in 2007, the ZC Collections Committee acquired 1,483 artifacts that are beneficial to the cultural and spiritual well-being of the tribe.

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Human Resources

The Human Resources Office of the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe handles all recruitment, application and job placement for individuals interested in seeking employment here. There are a wide variety of available opportunities. The tribe supports an array of activities similar to what you find in any municipality, including hotel and gaming enterprises, governmental services, and educational administration.

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The IT Multimedia Group offers video production and live webcasting to all Tribal Organizations. See our newest videos here!

Our newest video!

Addiction & Traditional Approaches to Healing

Time: 8:45 a.m. - 4 p.m. Location: 7th Generation Program 7957 E. Remus Rd. Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858 Introduction | 8:45 a.m. | Milton Pelcher, 7th Generation Program Director Understanding Addiction | 9 a.m. | Marty Malcolm, CMU Dept. of Community Health Lunch | 12 p.m. | Provided by 7th Generation staff Traditional Approaches to Healing | 12:45 p.m. | Jake and Mary Pine Questions & Answers/Discussion | 3 p.m. Closing Remarks | 3:30 p.m. | Milton Pelcher, 7th Generation Program Director About the presenters Marty Malcolm is a lecturer II in the School of Health Science in the Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow College of Health Professions at Central Michigan University. He teaches Substance Abuse and Community Health classes and has been with the university for the past 11 years. He currently is the academic adviser for the substance abuse minor. He is the current academic adviser for CMU’s Eta Sigma Gamma. He is very up-to-date on substance abuse and issues pertaining to the neurobiology of the brain regarding substance abuse and mental health. Marty also worked for the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe for five years as the clinical supervisor for Behavioral Health. He often has a line of students at his door asking for advice and guidance in their college career. Mary Pine is from Wiwemikong First Nation, Ontario, Canada. She is married to Jake Pine. She resided in Garden River along the Echo River. Mary has one boy and one girl and she has a good relationship with Jake’s children and grandchildren. She has one course remaining in the Native Human Service Program to complete. She has put off her studies to work in Native organizations in Canada and the United States. She has worked for the past nine years as a traditional healer helper. Jake Pine is from Garden River First Nation, Ontario, Canada. Jake is married to Mary Pine. He has resided in Garden River along the Echo River for more than 50 years. He has five boys and 10 grandchildren and three great grandchildren. He has been working in Native organizations in Canada and the United States for the past 30 years as a traditional healer (traditional practitioner).
Published: 3/2/2015 10:45:21 AM

28th Annual Michigan Family Olympics
Published: 3/5/2015 4:00:00 PM - Nimkee Fitness

Friday, July 17, 2015 at Shepherd High School.
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Men's Meeting
Published: 3/5/2015 12:00:00 PM - Youth LEAD Department

Meetings are held every Thursday, Beginning Feb. 19 . 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Eagles Nest Tribal Gym.
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Youth LEAD families find a fabulous feast of “Frozen” fun in Frankenmuth
Published: 3/5/2015 8:00:00 AM - Tribal Observer

On Jan. 31, the thermometer read 35 degrees, but inside the Frankenmuth Bavarian Inn, there was festive fun, a fabulous feast and “Frozen” movie magic in the air.
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Baseball Open Sign Up!
Published: 3/5/2015 8:00:00 AM - Youth LEAD Department

On Sunday March 8, 2015 there will be Sign-ups at the Tribal Gym.
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Chief Pego addresses Feb. 22 State of the Tribe speech
Published: 3/4/2015 4:00:00 PM - Council

The following is Saginaw Chippewa Tribal Chief Steven Pego’s 2015 State of the Tribe Address speech during the Feb. 22, 2015 community meeting in the Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort Entertainment Hall.
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Migizi Interim CEO offers insight on MEDC properties at State of the Tribe meeting
Published: 3/4/2015 4:00:00 PM - Tribal Observer

On Feb. 22 at the Saginaw Chippewa State of the Tribe address, Migizi Interim CEO Lisa Darnell provided an insightful PowerPoint presentation on the Migizi Economic Development Company (MEDC) and the myriad of properties it represents.
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Red Dress Fashion Show honors loved ones affected by heart disease
Published: 3/4/2015 4:00:00 PM - Tribal Observer

In conjunction with healthy heart events, the Ziibiwing Center of Anishinabe Culture & Lifeways hosted a Red Dress Fashion Show on Friday, Feb. 6 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the lobby.
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Spring Feast
Published: 3/3/2015 12:00:00 PM - 7th Generation Programs

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. 7th Generation.
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Handdrum Making Class
Published: 3/3/2015 11:00:00 AM - 7th Generation Programs

7th Generation - March 25th & 26th -5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
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Mother Earth Week
Published: 3/3/2015 10:00:00 AM - Ziibiwing Cultural Center

ATTENTION K-6 TEACHERS! Learn about Earth Day and Wild Rice April 20-24
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At-Large Bingo
March 5th 1-3pm
Youth LEAD Luau
March 6th 6-8pm
Round Dance
March 13th 9pm-1am
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